Balwyn Library closure and reopening

The temporary Balwyn Library closed on 16 March ahead of the redeveloped library re-opening on 4 April. See details about the closure.

Our libraries cater for wheelchair and mobility devices, and we offer a range of accessible materials.

All our buildings are fully wheelchair accessible, with:

Accessible materials

  • Talking books on CD
  • Large print books
  • eBooks and audiobooks
  • Music and movies
  • Online magazines
  • CDs and DVDs.

To browse and access these materials:

Search our catalogue

Equipment in our libraries

  • Computers with assistive technology
  • 'Smartview' text-enlarging monitor at Hawthorn library
  • ‘SARA' - a scanning and reading appliance for people with vision impairment at Hawthorn and Kew libraries.

If you need any help accessing our libraries or items in our collection, contact us on 9278 4674 (TTY library) or 9278 4848 (Council) or Ask a librarian.

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